Everton flags  outside Goodison Park in Liverpool.  It was time for Vinny to show solidarity with his boys in blue. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

The sense of agitation in the canteen of Clontarf bus garage on Tuesday morning was palpable, and it was making Vinny Fitzpatrick feel twitchy. Driver(...)

The 63-year-old Ballymena man is to receive an Outstanding Contribution to Cinema award at the Iftas tonight at the Mansion House

Liam Neeson – aka Michael Collins, a Jedi, Oskar Schindler, God (in the sitcom Rev), an otherworldly lion deity, a Batman villain, the avenging fury o(...)

Patrick Pearse portrait by Mick O’Dea

In his 36 years Patrick Pearse contributed more to Irish society than might be conventionally sufficient to warrant him long-term posthumous attention(...)

A new graphic novel ‘Bobby Sands Freedom Fighter’ has been accused of ‘sending out a message that somehow terrorism is appropriate’.

Book publisher Michael O’Brien has rejected unionist criticism of a new graphic novel, Bobby Sands Freedom Fighter, which was launched on Monday and i(...)

The article below is one of a series of seven. The National Library has released collections of documents relating to each of the seven signatories o(...)

The article below is one of a series of seven. The National Library has released collections of documents relating to each of the seven signatories o(...)

1859: The young people are coming home to us In its first editorial on Christmas, in 1859, The Irish Times set the pattern for many future ones Th(...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton and manager Jim Gavin with the Sam Maguire trophy on O’Connell Street. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

“Dublin. The city that fought an empire” was the message on a fan’s T-shirt at the homecoming for the victorious Dublin senior footballers. The GAA(...)

Kevin Gaffney at work

Dublin artist Kevin Gaffney has been awarded one of five Sky Academy Arts Scholarships. The scholarships are open to artists aged 18-30 in the UK a(...)

This week’s visit was Enda Kenny’s third  to the United States this year, and he is due back in New York  in November for a business dinner. Photograph: Peter Foley/EPA

Taoiseach Enda Kenny wrapped up a speech to a group of Irish millennial emigrants at a reception in New York City on Tuesday night, telling them that (...)